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Livestreaming a performance of The Canción Cannibal Cabaret
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Livestreaming a performance of The Canción Cannibal Cabaret

at the Guadalupe Theater in San Antonio, Texas

Saturday 27 July 2019
San Antonio, Texas
“Who are you when scared?”
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“Who are you when scared?”

Confidence, Fearlessness, and Artistic Direction

by Joseph Haj, Rob Melrose
23 June 2019
Livestreaming a performance of Alice's Wonderland
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Livestreaming a performance of Alice's Wonderland

at the VORTEX in Austin, Texas

Friday 26 July 2019
Austin, Texas
musicians performing in a band
Livestreaming a performance of The Canción Cannibal Cabaret
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Livestreaming a performance of The Canción Cannibal Cabaret

at the Guadalupe Theater in San Antonio, Texas

Saturday 27 July 2019
San Antonio, Texas

Aztlan Libre Press in San Antonio, Texas presents a performance of The Canción Cannibal Cabaret & Other Songs by award-winning author and performance poet Amalia Leticia Ortiz, livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network on Saturday 27 July at 5 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 7 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 8 p.m. EDT (New York) / 03:00 UTC+0.

Livestreaming a performance of Alice's Wonderland
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Livestreaming a performance of Alice's Wonderland

at the VORTEX in Austin, Texas

Friday 26 July 2019
Austin, Texas

The VORTEX in Austin, Texas presents Alice’s Wonderland by Ingrid Oslund, livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network on Friday 26 July at 6 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 8 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 9 p.m. EDT (New York) / Saturday 27 July at 02:00 UTC+0. 

joe haj and rob melrose
“Who are you when scared?”
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“Who are you when scared?”

Confidence, Fearlessness, and Artistic Direction

23 June 2019

Artistic directors Joe Haj of Minneapolis’s Guthrie Theater and Rob Melrose of Houston’s Alley Theatre talk about confidence and fearlessness, a company of actors, fighting for the classics, and more.

A performance of black girl love: an adaptation project
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A performance of black girl love: an adaptation project

at the VORTEX in Austin, Texas

Friday 21 June 2019
Austin, Texas

The VORTEX in Austin, Texas presented black girl love: an adaptation project livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 21 June 2019 at 6 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 8 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 9 p.m. EDT (New York) / Saturday 22 June at 02:00 UTC+0.

A performance of Chickens in the Yard: a new play by Paul Kruse
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A performance of Chickens in the Yard: a new play by Paul Kruse

at the VORTEX in Austin, Texas

Saturday 1 June 2019
Austin, Texas

The VORTEX proudly presented Chickens in the Yard, a new play by Paul Kruse, livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 1 June 2019 at 6:30 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 8:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 9:30 p.m. EDT (New York).

actors in post apocalyptic costume
The premiere of Last: An Extinction Comedy
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The premiere of Last: An Extinction Comedy

at the VORTEX in Austin, Texas

Friday 12 April 2019
Austin, Texas

The VORTEX proudly presented the world premiere of Last: An Extinction Comedy, an extraordinary new devised play blending improv, comedy, and environmental activism livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 12 April 2019 at 6 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 8 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 9 p.m. EDT (New York).

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TILTing Perspectives
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TILTing Perspectives

Approaches to Devising New Work Alongside Actors with Disabilities

11 April 2019

Adam Roberts talks about the devising process used at TILT, a performance company in Austin, Texas, that celebrates the creative work of adult actors with disabilities.

performer holding a cloth above her head
Learning from and Listening to Latinx Youth at the 2019 LTC TYA Sin Fronteras Festival and Convening
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Learning from and Listening to Latinx Youth at the 2019 LTC TYA Sin Fronteras Festival and Convening

19 February 2019

Marci R. McMahon reports on the 2019 Latinx Theatre Commons Theatre for Young Audiences Festival and Convening, which took place in January 2019 in Austin, Texas. 

three actors onstage, one looks surprised
Taking Leaps in Leadership
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Taking Leaps in Leadership

Sarah Rasmussen and Joanie Schultz in Conversation, Part Two

10 February 2019

In Part Two of this conversation, Sarah Rasmussen, artistic director at Minneapolis’s Jungle Theater, and Joanie Schultz, former artistic director at Addison’s WaterTower Theatre, talk about their biggest successes over the past couple of years, the difference in a board’s relationship to a founding artistic director and to a new leader, and more.

Two professional women
Following the "Knowing"
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Following the "Knowing"

Joanie Schultz and Sarah Rasmussen in Conversation

3 February 2019

In Part I of this conversation, Sarah Rasmussen, artistic director at Minneapolis’s Jungle Theater, and Joanie Schultz, former artistic director at Addison’s WaterTower Theatre, talk about the importance of working with a third party during leadership transitions, trusting your gut in decision-making, and more.

poster for heartland by Gabriel Jason Dean at the Vortex in Austin, Texas
Livestreaming a Performance of Heartland at the VORTEX in Austin, Texas
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Livestreaming a Performance of Heartland at the VORTEX in Austin, Texas

Thursday 31 January 2019
Austin, Texas

The VORTEX in Austin, Texas, in partnership with The National New Play Network, presents Heartland livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 31 January 2018 at 6 p.m. PST (San Francisco) / 8 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 9 p.m. EST (New York) / Friday 1 February at 02:00 GMT/UTC+0 (London).

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2019 Latinx Theatre Commons Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) Sin Fronteras Festival & Convening
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2019 Latinx Theatre Commons Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) Sin Fronteras Festival & Convening

Join the LTC in Austin, Texas for our first convening dedicated to work for young people!

Thursday 24 January to Saturday 26 January 2019
University of Texas at Austin & the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center

The Latinx Theatre Commons presented the 2019 Theatre for Young Audiences Sin Fronteras Festival & Convening livestreaming from Austin, Texas on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 24 January to Saturday 26 January 2019.

audience in darkness, except for flashlights
Making Light
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Making Light

22 January 2019

Daniel Jackson talks about creating an interactive DIY lighting system—that the audience partially controlled—for a recent production that took place almost entirely in the dark.

photo of a man lying down with a plant hanging above
Livestreaming a performance of (UN)ROOTED 
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Livestreaming a performance of (UN)ROOTED 

at The VORTEX in Austin, Texas

Friday 14 December
Austin, Texas

Corps Multiple, in partnership with The VORTEX in Austin, Texas, presents (UN)ROOTED livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 14 December at 6 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 8 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 9 p.m. EDT (New York) / 20:10 GMT+1 (London).

two women sitting on a couch
Still Here, Still Enraged
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Still Here, Still Enraged

A Manifesto

15 November 2018

Joanna Lugo and Leah Harris use Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions as a framework to speak out about gender inequalities they've notice in the theatre community, and call on the larger theatre community to fight for gender parity. 

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A performance of Mawlana
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A performance of Mawlana

The VORTEX in Austin, Texas

Saturday 6 October 2018
Austin, TX, United States

Canopy Theatre, in partnership with La Scéne Theatre from Aix-en-Provence, France, and The VORTEX in Austin, Texas, presents Mawlana livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 6 October at 6 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 8 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 9 p.m. EDT (New York) / 20:10 GMT+1 (London).

A performance of Atlantis: A Puppet Opera
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A performance of Atlantis: A Puppet Opera

The VORTEX in Austin, Texas

Friday 14 September 2018
Austin, TX, 2019

The VORTEX and Ethos in Austin, Texas presented Atlantis: A Puppet Opera—a new production of Chad Salvata’s epic story of the final days of Atlantis, livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Friday 14 September at 9 p.m. EDT (New York) / 8 p.m. CDT(Chicago) / 6 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles).

Representation and Ability On Stage in Dallas, Texas
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Representation and Ability On Stage in Dallas, Texas

28 June 2018

Shelby-Allison Hibbs interviews director Marianne T. Galloway and theatre administrator and actor Sherry Jo Ward about representation in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and what it’s like to create theatre with their unique physical challenges.

Representation Matters
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Representation Matters

The Monologue Project

8 April 2018

Gab Cody reflects on the birth of The Monologue Project, an initiative that started in Pittsburgh, USA and Dallas, USA to increase the canon of audition-length monologues for women of African Descent.

A performance of YA-KU-ZA
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A performance of YA-KU-ZA

Friday 2 February 2019
Austin, TX, United States

The VORTEX and Generic Ensemble Company in Austin, Texas presented 893 | YA-KU-ZA—a new play written by Daria Miyeko Marinelli, livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Friday 2 February at 9 p.m. EST (New York) / 8 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 6 p.m. PST (Los Angeles).

Rob Nash’s Holy Cross Sucks!
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Rob Nash’s Holy Cross Sucks!

Friday 15 December 2017
Austin, TX, 2019

The VORTEX in Austin, Texas presented a performance of Rob Nash’s Holy Cross Sucks!livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Friday 15 December at 9 p.m. EST (New York) / 8 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 6 p.m. PST (Los Angeles).

Wild Horses, A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere
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Wild Horses, A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere

Friday 1 December 2017
Austin, TX, 2019

The VORTEX in Austin, Texas and the National New Play Network presented a performance of Wild Horses, livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Friday 1 December at 9:30 p.m. EST (New York) / 8:30 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 6:30 p.m. PST (Los Angeles).

The Monologue Project
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The Monologue Project

A special event that celebrates Women of the African Diaspora and their impact on theater and the world.

Monday 20 November 2017
Dallas, TX, United States

Bishop Arts Theatre Center presents The Monologue Project in Dallas, Texas livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 20 November 2017 at 8:00 p.m. EST (New York) / 7:00 p.m. CST (Dallas) / 5:00 p.m. PST (San Francisco).

P3M5
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P3M5

Plurality of Privacy Project in Five-Minute Plays

Sunday 5 November 2017
Austin, TX, United States

The VORTEX in Austin, Texas presents a performance of P3M5: Plurality of Privacy Project in Five-minute Plays, livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Sunday 5 November at 9 p.m. EST (New York) / 8 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 6 p.m. PST (Los Angeles).

Discussion Public Works Dallas: A Retrospective at Southern Methodist University
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Discussion Public Works Dallas: A Retrospective at Southern Methodist University

Thursday 26 October 2017
Dallas, TX, United States

SMU Meadows School of the Arts and the Dallas Theater Center in Texas presented a review and panel discussion of research findings from the pilot year of Public Works Dallas livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 26 October 2017 at 5 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles) / 7 p.m. CDT (Dallas) / 8 p.m. EDT (New York). On Twitter, follow @howlround for updates and use #howlround to comment.